August 24, 2013
DINWIDDIE, Va. (AP) - A Spanish spectacle is making its Virginia debut, with daredevils running with the bulls.
The Great Bull Run had the first of several runs Saturday at a drag-racing strip in Dinwiddie, south of Richmond. Organizers say thousands have paid to run with the bulls.
The event is inspired by the annual running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain. Some people have criticized the treatment of bulls used in the run. An outspoken critic is the Humane Society of the United States.
The president and CEO of the animal protection group, Wayne Pacelle, is attending the Virginia event to ensure there is no mistreatment of animals.
Pacelle described the run as boring and a "frat boy event."
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